July 19, 2002Flat Rock Grill Has Recalled Gas Grills
- Flat Rock Grill Co. has recalled about 1,800 gas grills. The glass
casing of the thermometer displays attached to these grills can break or
shatter, posing a risk of cuts or other serious injuries to consumers.
Flat Rock Grill Co. has received six reports of the glass casing of the
thermometers on these grills breaking. No injuries have been reported.
These heavy-duty, stainless steel grills are Flat Rock Grill Shoreline
Series Models 2000 and 3000. The model number is written on a label on the
front of the grill. FRG is on the front of the grill. The grill has a
thermometer display on the grill hood that measures 3-inches in diameter,
and has a temperature range from 50 to 550 degrees. The thermometer display
has "BBQ-1" or "BBQ Pit" Thermometer written within the glass casing.
Independent retailers in the southeastern and south central U.S. and the
firm’s web site sold these gas grills from July 1999 through July 2002 for
about $1,200. Consumers should remove the thermometers on these grills
immediately. To get a free replacement thermometer, call Flat Rock Grill Co.
toll-free at (888) 308-7399 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through
Friday. Consumers also can go to the firm’s web site at
Thermometers with the word "Trend" written within the casing are not
included in the recall.